Food

Tips for Holiday Healthy Eating

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It’s the time of year when we face a myriad of food choices. Holiday office parties, church Christmas potlucks, and family gatherings can wreak food decision havoc. The stress of the season can trigger emotional eating leaving you with crushing guilt and sluggish energy.  The key to maintaining healthy eating habits throughout this joyous season…

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Craft No-fuss Gifts That Boost Healthy Living

DIy Christmas

The commercialism attached to Christmas weighs me down like the anchor of a boat. In early October, I walked into a large home improvement chain, and a 14-foot tall inflatable Santa greeted me at the door. Just beyond the goliath St. Nick, shelves of summer clearance begged for buyers. On my way to the lighting department,…

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ButcherBox From a Farmer’s Perspective

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{This post contains affiliate links} A few years ago I wrote a post about how to navigate the potentially muddled grass-fed beef market. All of the misleading information out there about grass-fed meat propelled me to try and inform my readers about how deceptive the grass-fed label can be. As I researched the grass-fed topic,…

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Practice Responsible and Mindful Eating

real food, responsible,mindful eating

Christian comedian Tim Hawkins delivers a hilarious quip about eating: “Lord bless the bag of Cheetos and this big gulp Dr Pepper. Lord change the molecular structure of this food…change the Cheeto into a carrot stick on the way down Lord.” The first time I heard Tim deliver this monologue in the form of a…

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